SeniorLAW Center continues to advocate for older people and vulnerable populations and access to voting during COVID-19. Because voting in person will pose grave risks to people’s health and lives, particularly older people, Americans will turn in unprecedented numbers to voting by mail instead, as they should. Due to COVID-19 and the new processes of Act 77, large numbers of voters will be applying for ballots, many at or near the deadline, and those ballots may not make it back to county election offices by 8 p.m. on Election Day, the current deadline.
Read our op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer here.
Read the pdf of the op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer here.
Written by Karen C. Buck, Esq. and Renee Chenault-Fattah